Originally Posted by mikegc
I'm a manufacturer (not firearms) and it's time consuming and labor intensive (read expensive) to ramp a factory up to push more product out the door. With the country's insecure economy, I'd be very hesitant to expand when laws could change and negate extended growth. I cannot imagine Bushmaster expanding to meet current demand only to have their main product banned.
Manufacturer here also, used to be firearms, but no more. I have had 2 former competitors contact me to get some machine time as they are flat out. Neither is going to expand..just make hay while they can.